17th October 2021 11:14:01 Hours
To be in line with the island-wide campaign to plant 10000 'Kumbuk’ saplings organized in parallel with the 72nd Army Anniversary, the troops in the Security Force Headquarters East and under command formations planted 1600 'Kumbuk' saplings in the Security Force (East) area on Sunday (10 October).
Following an initiative of the Commander of the Army, Sri Lanka Army organized ‘Kumbuk’ tree planting campaigns inside all camp premises of island-wide military establishments covering all Security Forces on the 72nd Army Day. Accordingly, the 'Kumbuk' planting in SF(East) area got underway with the close supervision of the Commander Security Force (East) Major General Channa Weerasuriya and with the participation of the Commanders, Officers and Other Rankers of the respective establishments. The planted saplings will be closely looked after till they grow taller until they adjust themselves to prevailing hard climatic conditions in the region.